[ zahy-got-ik ]
/ zaɪˈgɒt ɪk /

adjective Biology.

of or relating to a zygote.
having zygosity.

Origin of zygotic

First recorded in 1905–10; zygote + -ic
Related formszy·got·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for zygotic

  • Heterozygote (different yolk), a zygotic individual which contains both members of an allelomorphic pair.

    Applied Eugenics|Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson